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  1. As he pitches his way back to the big leagues, Nashville Sounds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nashville Scene

    "People don't usually draw the similarities between musicians and athletes," Nashville Sounds starter and former Cy Young-winning pitcher Barry Zito tells the Scene . "One is very physically oriented, and the other is creative and expressive.

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  2. a Kung Fu Pandaa : Pablo Sandoval relishes playful monikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boston.com

    ... moniker in 2008 as a member of the San Francisco Giants. After jumping over the tag of a catcher, then-teammate Barry Zito dubbed the third baseman "Kung Fu Panda," a reference to the movie that was new at the time. Zito drew similarities between ...

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  3. 'Kung Fu Panda': Pablo Sandoval relishes playful monikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boston.com

    ... moniker in 2008 as a member of the San Francisco Giants. After jumping over the tag of a catcher, then-teammate Barry Zito dubbed the third baseman "Kung Fu Panda," a reference to the movie that was new at the time. Zito drew similarities between ...

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  4. Barry Zitoa s bid for major league return makes stop in FresnoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Fresno Bee

    After a year away from baseball, Barry Zito signed a minor-league contract with the Oakland A's. He pitched in relief against his former club the San Francisco Giants during a spring training game in Oakland.

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  5. This Date in BaseballRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Washington Times

    ... hit three home runs, a double and drove in nine runs as the Diamondbacks defeated Philadelphia 12-9. 2008 - Barry Zito became the first Giants pitcher to open a season with eight straight losses since 1890 when San Francisco lost 3-1 to the White ...

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  6. Former All-Stars Hamilton, Zito meet in minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | CBS Sports

    ... road back to the majors went through Nashville, Tenn. on Sunday, and a former Cy Young winner was on the mound. Barry Zito, trying to make a comeback at age 37 with the Oakland Athletics (or anyone in the majors who would give him a shot), faced him ...

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  7. Hamilton starts injury rehab with Triple-A clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Texas Rangers

    ... I feel good physically, mentally and spiritually." On Sunday, Hamilton faced 2002 AL Cy Young Award winner Barry Zito. The two faced off only one time in the Majors on June 8, 2012. Hamilton went 1-for-4 with a solo home run off the southpaw, who ...

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  8. Time To Send Jesse Chavez Back to The PenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | BaySportsNet.com

    ... also call on him for a high-leverage spot in the eighth inning. There's no obvious answer, but Chris Bassitt and Barry Zito are at the top of the list. Bassitt has impressed since joining the bullpen and it sure would be cool to see No. 75 breaking ...

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  9. Giants Splash: Beating Greinke like winning the lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | SFGate

    ... having to pay good pitchers on what they have done, not what you expect them to do. The Giants learned that with Barry Zito and, to some extent, with Matt Cain now (although he has time to make it worth their while, and is still just 30). But if you ...

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  10. Lincecum hit hard, Giants fall to DodgersRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... the entire 2014 total. The last time the Giants gave up more in a month, Merkin Valdez allowed one of them and Barry Zito allowed two. Back to Petit. He's still probably one of the best five starting pitchers the Giants have to help them win this ...

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  11. Giants' arms fuel sweep, but does this staff have legs?Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Press Democrat

    ... brings us to his fastball. Lincecum struggles to throw it harder than 87 miles per hour. It's almost as slow as Barry Zito's fastball. Lincecum threw 93 miles per hour when he won back-to-back Cy Youngs - he was a power pitcher. Now, he's a finesse ...

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  12. Dodgers release Freddy Garcia among flurry of movesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | NewsOK.com

    ... innings. He allowed five earned runs in two innings against the Sounds opposite of former Cy Young Award winner Barry Zito . Garcia signed just before the end of spring training after spending 2014 in Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League. ...

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  13. Sun is setting on Barry Zito's career with Oakland Athletics, baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Call to the Pen

    Mar 31, 2015; Tempe, AZ, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Barry Zito leaves the field after the third inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports In 2002, Barry Zito was difficult to touch.

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  14. Giants lose eighth straight, pledge fealty to DiamondbacksRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... bad team. At least consider it. Josh Collmenter won't be in the league in five years. He can't throw harder than Barry Zito. Literally, Barry Zito today, the guy in Nashville, trying to make a comeback. The Giants couldn't hit him. Yusmeiro Petit ...

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  15. Remembering the early slumps you've already forgottenRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... in a search for slumps that didn't mean anything. Okay, they're off to their worst start in three years, since Barry Zito saved them and the Giants had a pleasant season over all. A huge part of the Giants' struggles this year, other than their ...

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  16. Game 2 of the 2014 NLCS--When Last We Saw Busch StadiumRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Viva El Birdos

    ... team in the fifth game of the World Series; the game (and the series) was won by the Boston Red Sox. In 2012, Barry Zito (said while raising my fist to the sky, shaking angrily) pitched 7.2 scoreless innings, setting the stage for a shutout of the ...

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  17. Padres beat Giants 1-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    ... locating them near enough to the plate to keep the Padres swinging. By the middle innings, he was a right-handed Barry Zito. His fastball was in the 85-87 mph range. "I'm really not trying to shoot for better," Lincecum said. "If it's 85 to 88 and ...

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  18. Extra Baggs: No demise yet for Giants rotation, grading McGehee's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Remember way back when the Giants rotation was full of dry rot and falling apart? When you wondered how they could hope to get five clean innings from anyone besides Madison Bumgarner? When a 162-game season never appeared so impossibly long to span? Tim Lincecum was more or less a right-handed Barry Zito in a 1-0 loss to the Padres on Friday, at peace with an 85-89 mph fastball that never cracked 90 once and staying within his delivery while spinning seven shutout innings. A night earlier, Tim Hudson used the shadowy conditions to his benefit while throwing 6 1/3 shutout innings.

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  19. Giants agree with Kevin Correia on a Triple-A contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    In sudden need of more pitching depth at Triple-A Sacramento, the Giants are bringing back a familiar face. And no, it's not Barry Zito.

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  20. Giants Splash: Game 2 lineups, plus hot start for hittersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | SFGate

    ... the minors or a wild card from outside the organization. There are experienced starters available, starting with Barry Zito, of course, assigned to the A's Triple-A team in Nashville. Onetime Giant Kevin Correia is a free agent at the moment. Joe ...

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